Bob’s practice focuses on a wide range of healthcare regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. He has represented clients in all sectors of the healthcare industry, including hospitals and health systems, physicians and other healthcare professionals, senior and assisted living providers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, durable medical equipment suppliers, pharmacies, and pharmacy benefit managers.
Bob has assisted providers in structuring corporate compliance programs, successfully represented clients subject to government investigations and audits, reviewed arrangements under various fraud and abuse laws, and advised on Medicare/Medicaid coverage and reimbursement rules. Bob has extensive experience negotiating and structuring health system transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, and financings. He has also represented clients in a broad range of commercial contract matters, including the negotiation of employment/consulting agreements, management agreements, leases, licensing and royalty agreements, and health plan provider contracts.
Before joining Husch Blackwell, Bob was Vice President and in-house legal counsel for a Fortune 20 pharmacy services company, as well as a Partner with another AmLaw 100 law firm in Washington, D.C. He also previously served as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School where he taught the Law & Medicine course for several years.